Assistant County Administrator, Palm Beach County, Fla.
Patrick Rutter is the Assistant County Administrator for Palm Beach County, Florida. He joined the county in 2003 serving as the chief planner in the Planning Division. He was subsequently selected as executive director of the Planning, Zoning and Building Department in 2016. Mr. Rutter was appointed to county administration in 2018. He oversees Planning, Zoning and Building, Engineering and Public Works, Environmental Resources Management, Water Resources Management, the Office of Resilience and the Office of Community Revitalization. He also serves as liaison to the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council. Prior to joining the county, Mr. Rutter was the director of growth management the city of Weston and a planner for the city of Pembroke Pines.